Warrenton is just over four square miles of beautiful countryside nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and serving as the county seat of Fauquier. About 7,400 residents enjoy an abundance of stunning rural landscape, a charming downtown area, rich local history along with close proximity to Washington, D.C. and other urban areas. The resulting "best of both worlds" lifestyle is what is most coveted about this community. Real estate options consist of everything from single-family homes in a range of historic and modern styles to sprawling multi-million dollar estates.
A thriving economy based largely in retail and commercial offices supports Warrenton from a close distance, with workers commuting to and from industrial and business areas with ease. Warrenton is connected to Northern Virginia employment areas by several main routes and Dulles International Airport is just a half hour away. Educational facilities from quality preschools to renowned continuing education institutions offer local students excellent opportunities.
Warrenton boasts four parks, numerous equestrian trails and facilities, a museum, a winery, and regular fairs, farmer's markets, concerts and more. A good selection of eateries keeps local taste buds entertained while Old Town Warrenton in the heart of the town, with its preserved court house, hotel, shops, restaurants and dedicated statues and monuments is a popular diversion for residents and visitors alike.
Outdoors enthusiasts can go fishing, swimming or canoeing in one of Virginia's cleanest waterways, the Rappahannock River, which runs along the western border of the county. Come find out for yourself why Warrenton is Virginia's premier place to live, work and play.